Pain Assessment and Management

 

Pain can disrupt a person’s lifestyle and significantly impact their quality of life. Understanding the characteristics of pain, how to assess for pain, and the importance of pain control utilizing pain management strategies will serve to enhance the care you provide in your healthcare environment. Directed towards direct care staff and activity professionals in long term care, hospice, and home health, this entry-level pain assessment and management course includes the types and classifications of pain, pain assessment tools for the verbal and nonverbal individual, basics of pain assessment, pain management strategies, and federal regulations that address quality of life and quality of care.

$30.00

Hours: 2.00
REL-SRC-0-PAM

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (11 Match)

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

2.0 HOURS


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Non-Licensed Direct Care (DSP, HHA, CNA, DCW, PCA, IHA, NA)

2.0 HOURS


California Department of Public Health (CNA)

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.

The certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course is completed.

This learning activity meets the definition of *** ONLINE *** CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

National Certification Council for Activity Professionals

1.0 HOURS


This course falls into the Body of Knowledge of the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals and will be accepted toward the 30% of continuing education permitted from Relias Learning, LLC. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (ALL Direct Care Workers)

2.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1511111

Missouri Health Care Association

2.0 HOURS


This on-line activity has been approved for 2.00 Patient Care Hour(s) toward the Missouri continuing education requirement for nursing home administrators. Relias LLC offers courses approved by the Missouri Health Care Association, an approved training agency, TA-002-919, by the Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

National Certification Council for Activity Professionals

1.0 HOURS


This course is NCCAP approved NCCAP 500259-19NT. All NCCAP approved courses count 100% towards certification.

Oregon Department of Human Services

2.0 HOURS


This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 2.00 contact hours.

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (RCAL)

2.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 2.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NHA)

2.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 2.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]
Hours type - NHA: Resident Care Hours

Pennsylvania Personal Care Home Administrators

2.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-PAM
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2020
Learning Objectives:
Summarize the types and classifications of pain
Select the appropriate pain assessment tool for verbal and nonverbal individuals.
Explain how to assess for pain intensity, quality, and location.
Identify pain management strategies.
List the steps in the World Health Organizations pain ladder.
Describe CMS tags related to quality of life and quality of care.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Pain 101
A. Role-Specific Activity
B. The Fifth Vital Sign
C. Types
D. Classifications
E. Myths and Misconceptions
F. Review
G. Summary
Section 3: Pain Management
A. PQRST
B. Assessment: Intensity
C. Assessment: Quality
D. Assessment: Location
E. It’s Time to Assess!
F. Care Plan: Pain Management
G. Medication Administration Overview
H. Alternative Methods
I. CMS Tags
J. Review
K. Summary
Section 4: Conclusion
A. Summary
B. Congratulations
C. Course Contributors
D. Resources
E. References

Instructor: Debi Damas, RN
Debi Damas is a registered nurse in the state of Ohio. As Group Product Manager for Acute Care courses at Relias Learning, Ms. Damas works with accreditations experts to ensure that Relias courses accurately reflect regulations and standards of practice, set the direction of new content, and ensure that existing courses are maintained on an ongoing basis. She has worked in the acute setting in the Coronary Care Unit, Med-Surg and Post-Partum/Newborn Nursery. She also has extensive experience in the post-acute care space for over 18 years, holding positions as Nursing Assistant, Charge Nurse, MDS Nurse, Restorative Nurse, Director of Nursing, Regional Nurse, and Corporate Nurse. She has extensive experience working with the regulations in healthcare settings. She has a certificate in legal nurse consulting. Disclosure: Debi Damas, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Expert Reviewer: Jim Collins, Ph.D.
Jim Collins, Ph.D. has spent his career developing and presenting continuing education seminars and workshops for 19 years and has taught college courses in Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology and Gerontology for over 15 years. He speaks at numerous professional conferences. Jim holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Gerontological Studies, a Master’s Degree in Sociology, a Certificate in Life Span Development and Gerontology, and a Ph.D. in Health Administration. He publishes articles in various health care magazines and has written and trained extensively on person-centered care. Jim has owned and operated a Geropsychiatric Practice, a nursing home consulting company and is proud to be a part of the Provider Services family of rehabilitation and long term care facilities in the great state of Ohio. Disclosure: Jim Collins, Ph.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Expert Reviewer: Mary Evans, MD
Dr. Mary Evans graduated from Mayo Medical School, in Rochester, MN, and the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. Dr. Evans is a full-time nursing home physician who works with Blue Ridge Long Term Care Associates in Charlottesville, VA. She is certified in hospice and palliative medicine and works as a general practitioner. She is an active member of the Virginia Medical Directors’ Association and the American Medical Directors Association. Disclosure: Mary Evans, MD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level Activities Professional; intermediate level Direct Care Workers; in the following settings: Home Health, Post-Acute Care, Residential Care.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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